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August 08, 2008

Seattle, August, fish-tossing, the usual.

It's one of the few U.S. cities with decent and sometimes almost perfect weather in the oft-maligned month of August, named in 8 BC after Augustus, or Octavian, the Roman emperor, for all the great empire-building stuff he did this month. August is not otherwise an austere or fun month for many Americans--ask someone in sticky Chicago, Cincinnati or DC--unless you're headed to Maine, or maybe to the fells of the Lake District in England. But, ah, Elliott Bay; no one photo ever does it complete justice. And every trip to Seattle must include: Pike Place Fish Market, and watching a little fish-throwing. Fish-tossing there spawned a popular business workplace book.


Posted by JD Hull at August 8, 2008 12:34 PM


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